The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Oct 19th 2013 3.00pm–5.00pm
Time zone: central
The Stanley Brothers “Somebody Loves You”
from Brown County Jamboree (self 2004) —This was the last complete show of The Stanley Brothers on October 16, 1966 at Bill Monroe's place in Bean Blossom. At the next Stanley Brothers show in Hazel Green, KY Carter fell ill and left the stage after a few songs. He was dead seven weeks later.
Leona Williams “He's Just on My Mind Again”
from New Patches (Heart of Texas Records 2008) —Congratulations to Leona Williams as her hometown of Vienna, MO dedicates a stretch of Highway 63 tomorrow as the Leona Williams Highway. She and her son, Ron, will perform at the school gymnasium later in a benefit for the school library.
Merle Haggard And The Strangers “Stealin' Corn”
from The Hit Albums: Okie from Muskogee/The Fighting Side of Me (CAPITOL 1995) —Originally on The Fighting Side of Me from 1970, a live recording from one of Carleton Haney's shows.
Dwight Yoakam “Streets of Bakersfield”
from Live from Austin, TX (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2005) —Joined here by Buck Owens and Flaco Jiminez as they did for Homer Joy's classic song when Dwight recorded the studio version in the same year. From an Austin City Limits show 25 years ago on October 23, 1988
The Carper Family “Foolish Ramblin' Man”
from Old-Fashioned Gal (self 2013) —Congratulations to The Carper Family, who will be guests on Prairie Home Companion on November 16th. Hard-earned and well-deserved recognition for these great gals. What's it take for a gal to get a table, I mean LABEL around here?!?!
George Jones “White Lightning”
from Cup of Loneliness: The Classic Mercury Years, Volume 1 (Polygram 1994) —Jones recorded this days after his lifelong friend, J.P. Richardson, died in that fateful crash in an Iowa cornfield. Jones was drunk and they did 80 takes, with Buddy Killen blistering his fingers and threatening Jones with bodily harm. His first #1.
John Anderson featuring Buck Reid “That's All It Took”
from The Big E: A Salute to Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons (Warner 2013) N —John Anderson is at the Benton Civic Center in Benton, IL next Friday, October 25th. Southern Illinois' own Mandy Heinemann opens the 7:30 show.
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)”
from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)